Verizon and SES Trial Ultra HD Delivery

SES S.A. had announced a collaborative agreement with Verizon aimed at driving the overall development of Ultra HD delivery solutions for Verizon Fios subscribers throughout the U.S. Verizon is among a recent wave of multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs) evaluating the SES satellite-based Ultra HD solution during milestone trials aimed …

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Talia Announces “OnDemand” Business Continuity Service Built on iDirect’s Satellite Platform

Talia has introduced a business continuity service that will be built on iDirect’s satellite ground infrastructure platform. Talia OnDemand has been designed for organisations operating in regions where fixed line services can be unreliable or where occasional use, backup, redundancy or disaster recovery solutions are required. The service will initially …

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Yamal 402 satellite to delivers robust connectivity over Sub Saharan Africa at Confederation Cup in Russia

Joint Stock Company Gazprom Space Systems is international satellite operator that have been providing capacity in Russia and CIS, Europe, Middle East, Africa, South East Asia, Pacific Ocean. Gazprom Space Systems has created, and now operates and develops Yamal satellite communication system and provides telecommunication and geo-information services. Among the …

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DTH industry grows, as more platforms enter the market

Going by recent announcements and developments, more DTH platforms are set to enter the market as consolidation in the near term is being replaced by long term platform creation. Similarly, the number of channels per DTH platform will also witness strong increase from about 200 in 2011 and is currently …

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CABSAT, Dubai: Unlocking the Satellite Industry’s Dormant Capacity

A new way of unlocking the vast amounts of unused capacity and related lost revenues across the satellite industry has been achieved by leading satellite consultancy, SatConsultant. Together with satellite broadband equipment manufacturer Forsway, field engineering specialist NWNS and global satellite service provider Belinter Media, they have devised a fully-managed, …

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Cabsat, Dubai UAE: Talia Announces “OnDemand” Business Continuity Service Built on iDirect’s Satellite Platform

Talia has introduced a business continuity service that will be built on iDirect’s satellite ground infrastructure platform. Talia OnDemand has been designed for organisations operating in regions where fixed line services can be unreliable or where occasional use, backup, redundancy or disaster recovery solutions are required. The service will initially …

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Are commercial drones ready for takeoff in Nigeria?

In Nigeria, the proliferation of remotely piloted aircraft, otherwise called drones has come with serious  safety and security concerns  within the aviation industry. Though in its early days, the use of drones in the airspace is raising a set of new legal and social issues along with a diversity of …

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